Category Archives: Oceania

Is Climate Change Driving a New South Pacific Security Architecture?

Cross-posted by the Center for Climate and Security Last week, an inaugural meeting of South Pacific defense ministers took place in Tonga–an initiative spearheaded by Australia. Present were Tonga, Papua New Guinea, Australia, New Zealand, France, Chile, and (as an observer), the United … Continue reading

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Samoa: Nearly A Year After Evan, Climate-Resilience Programming Takes Root

Nearly a year ago, Tropical Cyclone Evan plowed through the South Pacific, becoming the worst storm to hit the island nations of Samoa and Fiji in 20 years. In Samoa, infrastructure and the agricultural sector took a direct hit and … Continue reading

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5 Looming Food Security Disasters

Referenced by the Center for Climate and Security In a guest post for Devex, I offer the hypothesis to the international relief and development communitiy suggesting that emerging food security crises are a proxy for projecting looming humanitarian operations, projects, and … Continue reading

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